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Having a problem. (Access.log)

  • Posted on August 14, 2023
  • ZoScubadiverAsked by Zo

How do I access my Access.log to view them for problems.


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Bobby Iliev
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August 15, 2023
Accepted Answer

Hi there,

In addition to what has already been mentioned, the location of your access log will be different depending on the web service that you are using.

For example for Apache, typically, the access log for Apache on a Linux system would be found in:

/var/log/apache2/access.log

You can view the file with a command like:

sudo tail -f /var/log/apache2/access.log

And for Nginx, the access log might be located at:

/var/log/nginx/access.log

You can view the file with a command like:

sudo tail -f /var/log/nginx/access.log

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby

Thank you for answering, I appreciate you. You saved my day. :)

alexdo
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August 31, 2023

As mentioned you can also check your config files (Apache/Nginx) because the Access log can be saved to a custom directory/file and not be present in their default home dir.

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/nginx-access-logs-error-logs

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